Family Outings at
Duke Homestead

Get hands-on with history at Duke Homestead! Enjoy a morning out with your family that is full of fun and learning.

Duke Homestead will provide free history-themed activities and crafts for kids and their families from 10 am to 12 pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month from May to September.

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AUGUST 19TH - HISTORIC CLOTHING DAY

Try on life from another century – literally! Learn about clothing from the 19th century. Get hands-on as you experience life without a washing machine and try out at hand-sewing. 

May  20th - Historic Dance Day

Get your dancing feet ready and join us as we learn to dance the Virginia Reel to live music! Spend the morning dancing or head over to our make and take station and design some a dance of your very own. 

June 17th - Farm Creatures Day

From wildlife to livestock, find out what roll different animals and insects could play on a 19th century farm. Make and take home a farm creature of your very own

July 15th - Historic Games Day

Come play with us on Historic Games Day! Get hands on with 19th century games and toys. Pick a team to join for our game of town ball. Make and take home your very own 19th century toy. 

August 19th - Historic Clothing Day

Try on life from another century – literally! Learn about clothing from the 19th century. Get hands-on as you experience life without a washing machine and try out at hand-sewing. 

September 16th - FAll Harvest Day

What happens at harvest time? Learn how farmers prepared their foods to last all winter long. Not all harvested items were for eating, make and take home a corn husk doll of your very own.